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12th Field Artillery

Floyd H. Rosenstell, 12th U.S. Field Artillery Photograph (taken while assigned to Fort Myer, Virginia on Saturday, May, 20th, 1916) of Sgt. Floyd H. Rosenstell, Battery C. 1st Battalion, 12th U.S. Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Division, AEF. Participated in the Defensive Sector at Verdun (Toulon/Troyon), The Battle of the Aisne (Belleau Wood/Vaux), The Aisne-Marne Offensive, (Soissons), The Defensive Sector at Marbache, The St. Mihiel Offensive, The Battle of Blanc Mont Ridge, The Meuse-Argonne Offensive, and the 3rd U.S. Army Occupation of the Koblenz Bridgehead, Germany.
Ernest F. Wylie, 12th Field Artillery Regiment Photograph (taken while serving at Fort Myer, Virginia, on Thursday, June 19th, 1917) of Pvt. Ernest F. Wylie, Regimental HQ's Battery, 12th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade 2nd Division, AEF. Participated in the Defensive Sector at Verdun (Troyon/ Toulon), Battle of the Aisne (Belleau Wood/ Vaux), The Aisne-Marne Offensive, (Soissons), The Defensive Sector at Marbache, The St. Mihiel Offensive, The Battle of Blanc Mont Ridge, The Meuse-Argonne Offensive, and the 3rd U.S. Army Occupation of the Koblenz Bridgehead, Germany.
Eugene V. Guiel, 12th Field Artillery Photograph (taken while serving at Fort Myer, Virginia, on October 17th, 1917) of Cpl. Eugene V. Guiel, Battery F, 2nd Battalion, 12th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade 2nd Division, AEF. Participated in the Battle of the Aisne (Belleau wood), The Aisne-Marne Offensive, (Soissons), The Defensive Sector at Marbache, The St. Mihiel Offensive, The Battle of Blanc Mont Ridge, The Meuse-Argonne Offensive, and the 3rd U.S. Army Occupation of the Koblenz Bridgehead, Germany.
Battery B, 1st Battalion, 12th U.S. Field Artillery Regiment Photograph taken during actual combat operations of a gun crew from Battery B, 1st Battalion, 12th U.S. Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Division, AEF as they prepare to fire gas shells for a fire support misson for the 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment from their French Canon de 75 modèle 1897 field gun during the relief of the 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment in the Northern Section of Woods during final phase of the Battle of the Aisne (Belleau Wood) on June 30th, 1918.
La Voie du Chatel, France, June, 30th, 1918.
12th Field Artillery decorations at Vallendar, Germany Group photograph taken of Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers and Enlisted Soldiers of the 12th U.S. Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Division, AEF. after being awarded the Army Distinguished Service Cross and the French Croix de Guerre for actions against the enemy while in the French Theater of Operations in 1918 by the Commanding General, MG John A. Lejeune, USMC, 2nd Division, AEF during the 3rd U.S. Army Occupation of the Koblenz Bridgehead, Germany in 1919.
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Vallendar, Germany, January 11th, 1919.
Pvt. Kenneth N. Rogers, Battery B. 12th Field Artillery Photograph (taken while serving 2nd Division, AEF HQ's during the 3rd U.S. Army Occupation of the Koblenz Bridgehead at Heddesdorf, Germany on April 19th, 1919) of Pvt. Kenneth N. Rogers, Battery B. 12th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Division, AEF. Participated in the Defensive Sector at Verdun (Toulon), the Battle of the Aisne (Belleau Wood & Vaux).The Aisne-Marne Offensive (Soissons), The Defensive Sector at Marbache, The St, Mihiel Offensive, The Battle of Blanc Mont Ridge, The Meuse-Argonne Offensive, and with the 3rd U.S. Army Occupation of the Koblenz Bridgehead, Germany in 1919.
Battery B area, 12th Field Artillery, Honningen, Germany. Photograph taken the battery area of Battery B, 1st Battalion, 12th U.S. Field Artillery Regiment (the organic Field Artillery support for the 4th Brigade, (Marine), 2nd Division, AEF) during the 3rd U.S. Army Occupation of the Koblenz Bridgehead. Germany.
Honningen, Germany, April 27th, 1919.
 
Photographs and descriptive text contributed by:
SSG Steven C. Girard, (Ret.)
WWI Marine Corps Archivist/Historian.
 
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